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Jupiter’s moons are about to get JUICE’d for signs of life
Scheduled to launch in 2023, the explorer craft will probe Jupiter and three of its ‘ocean world’ satellites for habitable environments.
Jupiter’s largest moon sounds like a friendly robot
The Juno spacecraft is listening to Ganymede’s magnetic whispers.
These new robots will plunge into the ocean’s most alien depths
The Orpheus submersibles are designed to explore an extreme zone of the Earth's seas—and could help pave the way for science on distant worlds.
Juno finally got close enough to Jupiter’s Great Red Spot to measure its depth
Into the eye of the red storm.
Meet Lucy: NASA’s new asteroid-hopping spacecraft
The stars are aligning to let Lucy visit a record-shattering eight asteroids.
Jupiter’s Great Red Spot is whirling faster than ever
Hubble has been observing the Jovian storm for more than a decade.
NASA’s next Jupiter mission will hunt for life’s ingredients under Europa’s frozen shell
The Europa Clipper mission is set to launch in 2024 with a whole host of instruments.
NASA’s Juno orbiter captured striking close-ups of Jupiter’s biggest moon
The first flyby of Ganymede in more than 20 years promises a close look at the giant moon’s icy surface.
Researchers just measured Jupiter’s stratospheric winds for the first time—and they’re a doozy
900-miles-per-hour winds rage on the gargantuan gas ball.
Europa’s icy surface may glow in the dark
Understanding the chemical composition of ice on Jupiter’s intriguing moon could reveal hints about its habitability.